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Summer Art Camps for Teens

Ages 12-16

The BEST Art Camps in the Greater Austin Area!

Extended Care Available 7:30am – 6:00pm. Pre-registration required.

Get in the “Art Zone” at Cordovan Art School this summer with the best creative art camps in the NW Austin Area! Select from our themed camps. Experience mixed media, chalk, pencil, pastels, watercolors, acrylic, paper mache, clay, pottery, and more!

Cordovan Art Camps: More Info
 

  1. When your artist arrives at art camp, they will sign in at the front desk to find out their teacher’s name and studio classroom.
  2. At the end of camp each day, teen artists can sign themself out. We ask that they please wait inside Cordovan until their ride has arrived.
  3. Artists enrolling in Extended Care may wait in the lobby where they can draw, socialize, and hang out with other artists.
  4. Books, phones, electronic devices, and other personal items may be used before and after camp, but should be put away once camp begins. Cordovan is not responsible for any lost or damaged personal items, so bring at your own risk.
  5. Artists enrolling in a full day of camp should bring a lunch, water bottle, and lots of snacks! Lunch takes places 12:00-1:00pm.
  6. Morning Camps are 9:00am to 12:00pm. Afternoon Camps are 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Be sure to drop your artist off and pick them up on time! Before and after extended care is available if needed.
  7. Thumbnail artwork shown next to each camp description below is a representation of the theme of the camp, but not necessarily a project that will be created during camp.

 

 

June 6-10

Full Day Camp (June 6-10)

June 6-10     9:00am-4:00pm

Choose this option if you wish to register for Full Day Art Camp. This option includes morning and afternoon week-long sessions.

Please send campers with lunch and 2 snacks.

SOLD OUT!

Extended Care (June 6-10)

June 6-10     7:30am-6:00pm

Drop off as early as 7:30am. Pick up before 6:00pm. Please send campers with lunch and snacks.

Must purchase an Art Camp to add extended care.

Anime and Manga for Teens

June 6-10     9:00am-12:00pm

Do you dream of someday becoming a professional manga artist or anime director? Have you ever thought about creating the next Attack on Titan, Sword Art Online or Sailor Moon? Cordovan Arts is here to help you bring that dream to life! This camp is designed for artists of all abilities who want to learn the fundamentals of drawing manga and other Asian-influenced art styles. No prior drawing skill is required — we'll teach you what you need to know right from the beginning.

SOLD OUT!

Portraits and Figures

June 6-10     1:00pm-4:00pm

Paint, sketch, draw, and work towards a portfolio focused on portraits and figurative work that can be presented to colleges. You'll get personalized attention from professional artists who will help you learn the tricks of the trade. You'll improve in the areas of portraiture and traditional figurative work as well as your own innovative ideas. You'll create friendships with other artists your age. This camp is for art students of all skill levels.

SOLD OUT!

June 20-24

Full Day Camp (June 20-24)

June 20-24

Choose this option if you wish to register for Full Day Art Camp. This option includes morning and afternoon week-long sessions.

Please send campers with lunch and 2 snacks.


Register
$459 + 80 supply fee (savings of $139)

Extended Care (June 20-24)

June 20-24     7:30am-6:00pm

Drop off as early as 7:30am. Pick up before 6:00pm. Please send campers with lunch and snacks.

Must purchase an Art Camp to add extended care.

Acrylics & Watercolors

June 20-24     9:00am-12:00pm

This Aqueous Media Art Camp is for artists of all skill levels. You'll explore how to master watercolors and acrylic paints as you build your painting portfolio. If you've never painted before, this is a great introductory painting camp. And, if you have painted before, you'll learn lots of new techniques and skills to take your paintings to the next level.


Register
$299 + $40 supply fee

Advanced Sculpting & Glazing

June 20-24     1:00pm-4:00pm

Take your pottery to the next level this hand building and glazing camp. Your creations will stand out from the crowd as you to design your own pieces from scratch and learn advanced glazing techniques.


Register
$299 + $40 supply fee

July 18-22

Full Day Camp (July 18-22)

July 18-22     9:00am-4:00pm

Choose this option if you wish to register for Full Day Art Camp. This option includes morning and afternoon week-long sessions.

Please send campers with lunch and 2 snacks.

SOLD OUT!

Extended Care (July 18-22)

July 18-22     7:30am-6:00pm

Drop off as early as 7:30am. Pick up before 6:00pm. Please send campers with lunch and snacks.

Must purchase an Art Camp to add extended care.

Drawing and Sketching for Teens

July 18-22     9:00am-12:00pm

This class is designed to improve your observational and drawing skills. You will use your favorite black and white medium(s), including graphite, charcoal, pen & ink, etc... The focus of this class is to create a realistic likeness of your photo. You'll be guided along the way by a professional artist who will help you improve your drawing technique, understand perspective, light, shading, and more.

SOLD OUT!

Sculpture and Ceramics for Teens

July 18-22     1:00pm-4:00pm

A student favorite! Come unleash your inner artist as you take a block of ordinary clay and turn it into a 3-D work of art. If you want to focus on fine art techniques and if you are in tune with the finer 3-D arts then this is the camp for you. Come work with a variety of materials- clay, wire, plaster, and found objects as you sculpt from scratch, glaze, and fire your pieces into perfection.


Register
$299 + $40 supply fee

July 25-29

Full Day Camp (July 25-29)

July 25-29     9:00am-4:00pm

Choose this option if you wish to register for Full Day Art Camp. This option includes morning and afternoon week-long sessions.

Please send campers with lunch and 2 snacks.


Register
$459 + 80 supply fee (savings of $139)

Extended Care (July 25-29)

July 25-29     7:30am-6:00pm

Drop off as early as 7:30am. Pick up before 6:00pm. Please send campers with lunch and snacks.

Must purchase an Art Camp to add extended care.

Oil Painting for Teens

July 25-29     9:00am-12:00pm

For advanced students. Come and enjoy the thrill of oils, and paint like the masters in photo-realism!! You'll work from a photograph of your choice. Come ready to learn oil paining techniques as you paint a scenic landscape, self-portrait, favorite vacation spot, or anything else you want! We will help you select a photo if you are having artist block.


Register
$299 + $40 supply fee

The Art of Anime for Teens

July 25-29     1:00pm-4:00pm

Love all things anime? Go beyond just learning how to draw your favorite characters and learn how to make a storyboard, line creations, and comic strips. You’ll also learn tips on how to make your artwork “pop” out of the page. You’ll be impressed with how quickly you’ll see results that will take your work from average to impressive!


Register
$299 + $40 supply fee

 

Multiple discounts may not be used together. Only one discount will be applied to each registration.